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this is kpix5 news on the cw. a grizzly find in wine country. three dead bodies less than an hour ago. police revealing new details. >> art comes from weird places sometimes. >> an elaborate tucked inside a san francisco neighborhood. what we're learning about the man who created it and what
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police say was its purpose. and it may be the most unusual traffic hazard ever. how a camel ended up in east bay traffic and the cowboys who save the day. good evening, i'm ken bastida. >> three men found shot to death inside a home on ross station road and the killer has not been found yet. kpix5 reporter, joe vazquez, is there. joe. >> reporter: as you can see behind me, crime scene investigators are on the scene. there's yellow tape all around what is essentially a compound of houses here. the sheriff department spokesman says three men were shot to death inside a bedroom of one of the houses on the back part of the property. a couple discovered the bodies of the men shot to death around 3:15. a girlfriend and boyfriend. the boyfriend is the brother of one of the victims. he came by to check on his brother because he hadn't checked on him. the sheriff spokesman said a
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neighbor reported hearing gun shots, but not saying anyone heard arguing or any other noises before the shooting. the sheriff department spokesman said they are confident they will catch whoever did this and neighbors shouldn't be concerned about being in danger right now. >> this was not a random crime. so i don't believe that there's any danger to any of the citizens of sonoma county or anywhere else. >> when you say this wasn't a random crime, what do you mean by that? >> i'm not going to get into the details of our investigation at this time, it's too early. >> reporter: the sheriff spokesman says none of the suspects lives here, but one of them has a family member associated with this property. homicide out here are extremely rare. they say the last time they had a triple shooting here, they believe was early 80s. reporting live in sonoma county, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >> police are close to releasing more details about a
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woman being found killed in a park. this is the last photo of janelle allen. she was found dead the next morning at allan witt park. so far, there's no word on how she died or who may have killed her. police tell us that they will have more information tomorrow. and a brentwood family is pleading for help finding their daughter, torre stevenson has been missing since friday afternoon. her mom told us that torre's boyfriend dropped her off for a job interview in the tenderloin here in san francisco. she told him that she would call him in an hour to pick her up, but no one has heard from her since. >> if you see this, please call me. call mike. call the san francisco police. we will come and get you. we will come and get you,
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anywhere you are, please. please call. >> the missing girl is 5'4", 110-pounds with long brown hair, hazel eyes and tattoos on her forearms and you're being asked to call police if you see her. we're learning that the bunker where a five-year-old boy was held hostage was rigged with explosives. fbi agents stormed in before they could go off. cbs reporter, mark tells us how agents got the boy out safely. >> reporter: this video is our first glimpse of the property. the scene of the seven-day standoff. sources tell us when dykes climbed the ladder to get supplies monday and reached up to open the door, he was off balance and vulnerable. agents believed ethan would be away from the ladder and protected. when rescue team members saw the door open, they dropped two stun grenades. the noise and flashes disoriented him. within seconds, four team members entered the bunker.
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officials believe they fired a shot at him, but missed, they returned fire multiple times killing dykes and rescuing the boy. ethan with his mother. ethan's mother released a statement of thanks saying, i woke up to the most beautiful sight, my sweet little boy. i can't describe how incredible it is to hold him again. ethan's relatives say physically he seems fine, but they are worried about long- term emotional injuries. ethan was physically unharmed, but relatives are worried about long-term emotional injuries. the boy has been released from the hospital just in time for his sixth birthday on wednesday. mark, cbs news, midland city, alabama. >> as for the motive for the boy's abduction, dykes was an antigovernment survivalist and wanted to get media attention in the wake of the newtown massacre. he originally planned to kidnap two kids from the bus, but the driver who he shot to death stopped him. he even asked the fbi for a tv reporter so he could speak his
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peace. well, it's a legendary lab, neighbors in san francisco revere the design. they even helped maintain it and enjoy walking through it daily. for years, the mystery remains, nobody knew who built it. it's on the south side near anderson. kpix reporter tells us the story of who is behind it. >> reporter: at first blush, it looks like nothing more than a pile of rock than a clearing off the boulevard. but take a look from on high. this is a carefully constructed lab. >> it's very peaceful. you start to walk around it and it's really nice. >> one that this community has come to cherish. >> it appeared mysteriously, sometime in 2008. >> someone unanimously made it. >> that someone has a shady past. this is the handy work of an alleged stalker who is on
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trial. >> there is a guy who was stalking a young girl, made the laberant and invited her to walk through. >> that is intense. that makes me feel less good about it. >> a guy that doesn't know when to let go. >> the san francisco district attorney's office says 34-year- old cesar lopez, a self- described artist is on trial. that he stalked the girl for ten years and blogged about her in this online forum where he rambles about love. he also erected laberance and finally this one, which led to his arrest. the stalking finally ended last year when lopez invited the girl to the laberant for a cleansing ritual, instead, police met him here. neighbors say the checkered back story only adds to the mystery. >> art comes from weird places sometimes. >> strange.
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>> it won't stop them from seeking out this bright spot with a dark past. >> does it kill it for you? >> no. it will be in the back of my head from now on. >> in san francisco, kpix5. checking bay area headlines, surveillance cameras captured a deadly high speed chase in oakland. the jeep was taken moments before it slammed into a honda at 36 and foothill yesterday. the woman behind the wheel of that stolen jeep was killed. the honda driver was not seriously hurt. a man suspected of running down a mother and two kids then speeding away has been arrested. the woman was pushing her one- year-old in a stroller and walking beside her seven-year- old on a bike in a crosswalk. all three went to the hospital. the kids were treated and released. witnesses helped police track down 24-year-old a short time later. he is facing felony hit-and-run
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charges. and thousands of san francisco building owners may face some expensive reconstruction. two city supervisors are proposing an ordinance requiring all soft story buildings be retrofitted by 2020. nearly 3,000 wood framed buildings built before 1978 would be affected. part of the plan will provide landlord loans to finance the work. new at 10:00, a bay area road had to be shut down -- a run away camel. juliette. >> yes, they did. we got the call to go cover this story. i wasn't sure what we would find. we found the camel in the middle of the street. he was roaming around today and tonight it was touch and go trying it get him back in the trailer. tonight, half a dozen eastbound
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cowboys had the tricky task of corralling rudy into this trailer along bayly road. several ropes were attached to the camel and truck to help guide rudy into the trailer. we intentionally did not turn on our camera light so we wouldn't spook him. >> this is quite a big assignment here. >> i've been a cowboy my whole life. this is just, like i said, on the ranch it is creative ingenuity. whatever is going to work. we need to get this thing in the trailer. >> this afternoon, rudy was walking south on bailey road, cars reportedly swerving to miss him. this camera weighs more than a ton and his owner tells us he's about 12 years old. >> the other day he was on our property, which he went back easily. so we figured it would be the same. >> the camel roams around?
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>> yeah, he roams around. >> rudy is often spotted grazing by the side of the road. but tonight, he got out again for the second time and it took these cowboys two hours to corral him into this trailer. >> one for the record books for you? >> yeah, it's going to go on my resume as something i have never done before. hopefully i'll never do it again. >> rudy's owner tells me that rudy is safe and sound behind closed gates. he had his adrenaline pumping as the cowboys tried to get him in that trailer. first thing tomorrow morning, a veterinarian will make sure that rudy is okay. in concorde, juliette goodrich, kpix5. >> a modern day war between the states. tactics that has our governor trash talking texas. and you won't get a bigger waist, but you will get a bigger buzz. how the soda you use as a mixer can make your drink pack a more
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potent punch. we have been dryer than a desert so far this year. we had half an inch of rain fall. phoenix had almost three times as much. when does rain move into the bay area? i have the answer. we have two days with rain fall. looking live outside, your forecast next. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit to apply.
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who wants to spend summers inside 110-degree heat? not a smart way to go. >> take that. texas governor, rick perry, regularly traveled to california to convince companies to move their operations back to texas. but his special texas enterprise fund is being investigated for misuse. one thing texas does have on us, cheaper gas. check out the pump price at this l.a. station. it is already more than $5 a gallon and we may not be far behind. kpix5 consumer reporter on what is fueling the increase. >> it's back. gasoline at or near $4 a gallon. and in san francisco, drivers are strategizing about how to fill up their tanks. >> put just a little bit in and make it across the bridge and go to another spot that is cheaper. >> prices at the pump have been increasing a penny a day
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for the last month in california and cynthia harris says there are many reasons why. >> we've had some refinery issues. some plant shutdowns and others that weren't planned. also, there has been an increase in the price of crude oil and more consumption by consumers. >> not to mention the turmoil in algeria. but cheap or expensive, how much americans pay for gasoline over the long-term is fueling calls for change. a new report by an environmental watchdog group estimates the american car owner will spend more than $22,000 on gas over the lifetime of an average vehicle. >> that is a lot of money. it could be as much or more money than you spent on the vehicle itself. >> and that total could be going up. many analysts expect gas prices will stay high or go higher over the next few months. not the road most drivers would choose, but most won't have a
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choice. >> we will buy it regardless of the price. >> julie watts, kpix #. >> 5. >> drivers are also wasting more gas. the bay area now has the third worst commute in the country. washington, d.c. is number one on that list. second place, los angeles. the study also found that people are losing about 5 billion hours worth of productivity every year sitting in traffic. well, what's good for your waistline may not be the best for your brain. turns out, a new study found mixing diet soda with alcohol makes the drinks more potent than when you use regular soda. the added impairment is the equivalent of adding an extra shot glass of alcohol. who knew? >> there's no sugar in it, so it goes through the stomach faster. the diet mixer kind of fast forwards the digestion process of sending the alcohol into the bloodstream. >> i think that the sugar and
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carbonation make people drunker, therefore, regular soda would get people drunker faster than indict. >> even drunkerrer. even though it may be a few extra calories, it appears it is safer to mix alcohol with a sugar sweetened soda. kids being injuried in sports are getting the attention of congress. cbs reporter, danielle nottingham, on the testimony keeping young athletes safe. >> this is the moment that changed high schools across player's life. >> he fractured his neck. >> his mother was the team photographer that day. >> i swirled around and threw my lens on number 5. i thought, he'll get up. >> tommy survived thanks to a year of rehab, but he'll never play sports again. safety on the playing field has even gotten the attention of the president as he told scott
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pelle on sunday. >> there's no doubt some of the concerns that we have learned about when it comes to concussions have to give parents pause. >> center for disease control and prevention says sports related injuries spend more than $2.5 million children to the emergency room every year. bringing that number down is a priority, but so is getting those injuries diagnosed adds early as possible. >> that's a problem. >> james thorton is the head of the national athletic trainer's association. he says fewer than half of u.s. high schools have access to a certified athletic trainer. an on field sports responder for sports injuries. >> coaches and other people should not be taking care of these problems. >> it was an athletic trainer when told tommy to stay down that day. a move that likely saved his life. danielle nottingham, cbs news,
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washington. well, i'll tell you. >> tell us. >> if we don't see rain here in a little while, i'm going to have to turn on the sprinklers. >> some of my neighbors have done that. who would have thought, that mud you were walking on in december would be so dry? it's getting that dry out there. it's been five or six weeks. we have rain to talk about, but not that much. so maybe the sprinklers. 36 degrees tonight for santa rosa. napa down to 37. we have clear skies and sunny days, but it's cooling down. san francisco some fog tomorrow morning, 46 degrees, and yes, you guessed it, kpix5 is dry once again. snow pack taking a beating. top of the year, we were 36% above normal. right now we are 17% below normal. better than last year, but we are dropping rapidly. we need rain and snow to be dropping from sky. will there be any? yes. we have one weather system that
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will give us precipitation. we had one move through today. those clouds pushing out of the south and now they are heading toward flagstaff, arizona. the next weather maker will give us a rainmaker on thursday. the front is not here yet, so you'll get chilly. we'll have highs in the mid up toker 50s. thursday, rain. here comes a front moving through thursday and friday, we'll be wet because of that front, giving us our first rain. north view valley. showers get here for the morning commute on thursday. they will likely last through friday. upper 50s tomorrow, which is close to average. sunny veil 58. sunshine in the afternoon for concord and san ramon. mid 50s for the city. and you're extended forecast, we have showers. a quarter of an inch of rain
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fall. weekend looks sunny, low 60s next week. so some rain, just not enough rain. got to start somewhere. >> maybe coming up. >> maybe march. we'll see. all right, thanks. >> they gave it their all and they came up short. the sad end of the season seen today at 49er headquarters. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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courtroom deco a miami woman has learned a tough lesson about proper courtroom decorum. penelope was before a judge on a drug charge and she got the giggles. in front of judge judy, man. when he scolded her, she talked back. when he doubled her bail, she flipped him off, not smart. >> did you say -- did you say that? >> yes, sir, i did. >> oh, you did say that? 30 days in the county jail. >> 30 days should be plenty of time to figure out how to behave before a judge.
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still no answers about that super bowl blackout. the operators of the new orleans superdome say they are hiring outside experts to find out why power failed for 34 minutes during sunday's game. documents released show stadium managers were concerned as early as october about power lines feeding into the superdome. the replacement work was done weeks before the game and no, it was not beyonce's hair dryer. >> that's good to know. while the ravens were having their super bowl victory parade today, the 49ers were doing this. cleaning out their lockers. the team locked up after their final team meeting. the players talked about the heartbreak of coming up just five yards shy of a world championship, but coach harbaugh said the players have learned how to be winners. >> they played up to the hype. they played up to the competition. at the game's highest level. >> the players won't be here
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"a," the warriors and good defense will get you wins. bad defense gets you nothing. warriors and sharks start the clock. rockets up on the run. a pretty finish and the scoring just getting started. jeremy lin had five three's. the rockets tied an nba record with 23 three's. 140-109. warriors four-game one streak is over. that's a clean hit. but refs ruled it a blow to the head and match penalty ejected. tie the three.
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douglas murray gets the puck. jonathan passed to patrick who buried it. the sharks lose on the home ice for the first time this year. jeff will get $5.5 million from cal as part of his settlement with the school. the ravens celebrated their super bowl victory. >> who has it better than who? baltimore. >> do they really have to do that? >> that let little one on the shoulder wasn't impressed. >> good night. even when she't going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank.
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